religion

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Small religious gatherings that follow social distancing resumed Thursday in New York and Connecticut, but some places of worship say they’re holding off on reopening.

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Parts of New York State are gradually reopening, with Western New York authorized Monday to join five other regions of the state and begin Phase One of a four-phase process. The Capital Region will be allowed to begin reopening on Tuesday. 

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Religious leaders on Long Island say upcoming festivals, celebrations and Sabbath gatherings should be suspended temporarily to preserve life and health during the pandemic.

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Places of worship are at the center of a few outbreaks of the coronavirus in the U.S. Now some faith leaders have asked people to worship at home.

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Three Connecticut lawmakers from Fairfield County faced a hostile audience at Westport Library Monday night as they held an informational meeting on a legislative effort to remove religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations. 

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